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5 Matching questions

  1. Animism
  2. Hajj
  3. Syncretic religion
  4. Reincarnation
  5. Interfaith/intrafaith boundaries
  1. a The rebirth a soul in a new body
  2. b pilgrimage to Mecca
  3. c Belief that inanimate objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and life. Common in many parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Native American religions are fundamentally animistic, and even Shintoism is highly animistic.
  4. d separate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.
  5. e the boundaries between the world's major faiths, such as Christianity, Muslim, and Buddhism. / describes the boundaries within a major religion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The third of the world's major universalizing religions. It has over 360 million adherents especially in China and Southeast Asia. Prince Siddartha (Buddha) had a vision while sitting under the Bodhi (awakening) tree, then founded Buddhism in the 6th c. BCE (in eastern India) against the caste system; branched off from Hinduism. Buddhists believe all life is dukkha (nothing permanent); seek to achieve nirvana (enlightenment); believe in no named deity, but do believe in god; cultural landscape contains statues of Buddha, pagodas & shrines (often bell-shaped to protect burial mounds).
  2. a term used to describe religious, ideological, and cultural aspects of the various denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement. It is practiced around the world, but is concentrated in Utah.
  3. This is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.
  4. a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
  5. Created in India, approximately 4,000 years ago with >750 million followers today. Unlike other religions, no single founder or text; heaven isn't always the ultimate goal in life. Third largest in world religion behind Christianity and Islam. Religion is inseparable from life; god (Brahman, universal soul) may be in many forms (polytheistic); karma (what goes around comes around; transferability of the soul) and reincarnation are cornerstones; caste system locks people into class levels

5 True/False questions

  1. Sh'aria lawThis is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.

          

  2. SecularismThis is the belief that humans should be based on facts and not religious beliefs. This is important to HG because this has caused conflicts in a lot of different places including politics.

          

  3. Enclave/exclaveEnclave is an area belonging to another country but surrounded by one other country / Exclave is a part of one country not attached to the rest of itself

          

  4. Universalizing religion, proselytic religionseparate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.

          

  5. RELIGION KEY TERMS...

          

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